Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Social Democrats attack LA on tax

The Social Democrats have launched an attack on the Liberal Alliance’s (LA) tax policies after a new poll indicated the leader of the business-friendly party, Alex Vanopslagh, is now more popular than Prime…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Healthy economy provides DKK11bn ‘buffer’

The economy is in far better shape than expected, providing the government with an extra DKK11bn ($1.5bn)  ‘buffer’ or ’room to manouvre’ ahead of 2030.  In a press release, Friday, Finance Minister Nikolaj…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Top US diplomat praises Denmark’s defence hikes

After years of lagging behind in defence spending recent investments have put Denmark in a leading position within NATO according to a top US diplomat. In an interview with Berlingske, Doug Jones, deputy…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Denmark leads call for more direct investment in Ukraine arms industry

Denmark has urged more countries to invest directly in Ukraine’s arms industry. When the Foreign Affairs Council meets in Brussels tomorrow to discuss European military support for Ukraine and the EU’s state of preparedness,…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Denmark backs ICJ ruling, urges Israel to halt Rafah offensive

Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has urged Israel to stop all military operations in Rafah, southern Gaza, mirroring the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which has called on Israel to halt its offensive,…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Danish tanks donated to Ukraine couldn’t shoot straight

There have been so many problems with the Leopard tanks donated to Ukraine from Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands that the war-torn country originally refused to accept them. DR News reports that the nearly…

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: News

Struggling Liberals lower expectations for EU election

The Liberals (Venstre) have low expectations for the upcoming EU elections. The struggling party won four seats in the EU Parliament five years ago but expect no more than two this time around….

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Posted on 27. May, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 21st – May 26th 2024:

Politics/Economy: The economy shrank by 1.8% in the year’s first quarter (Q1), the biggest quarterly economic decline since the global pandemic – Gross Domestic Product (GDP) dropped 1.8% from the previous three months…

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Posted on 24. May, 2024 in: News

New report: Denmark complicit in dumping migrants in desert

Denmark is helping to fund the Tunisian National Guard which according to a new investigative report is rounding up migrants trying to reach Europe and dumping them in the desert. Based on a…

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Posted on 24. May, 2024 in: News

LA leader takes the lead as PM slips

Mette Fredriksen’s approval ratings have sunk to an all-time low. A new Megafon poll for TV2 shows more voters would prefer Liberal Alliance (LA) leader Alex Vanopslagh as prime minister than the current…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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